VIDEO UPDATES: Terror Attack in Nice, France; 84 Killed, Including 2 Americans as Truck Driven Through Bastille Day Crowd

Reports from Nice, France are coming in of a horrific attack on a crowd of French men and women gathered to celebrate Bastille Day.

A large truck was driven into the crowds by a man who reportedly also exchanged gunfire with police. UPDATE: Reports state the driver opened fire on the crowds before he drove the truck through the crowd for about one mile. Police reportedly found an arsenal in the back of the truck after killing the driver that included firearms, grenades and explosives.

ABC News reported overnight:

“Sean Copeland and his 11-year-old son Brodie, who were in Nice on a family vacation, were killed in the attack, Alyssa Weaver, the elder Copeland’s niece confirms. The Copelands are from Lakeway, Texas, about 30 miles west of Austin.

“…The death toll climbed overnight from 80 to 84 people — including several children — as dozens more were injured and receiving treatment, according to the Ministry of the Interior.”

The AP reported at 9:27 p.m. CDT: “BREAKING: French interior minister says 80 dead in truck attack, 18 critically hurt.”

Nice Matin reported at 7:30 p.m. CDT that at least 77 have been killed with 42 gravely injured.

Nice France Terror Truck Attack Map Nice Matin Twitter
Map showing route of terror truck driver via Nice Matin/Twitter

“Footage shows the moments truck rammed into crowd in Nice, France killing 73 and injuring 120.

Early reports are of “dozens killed” with many more injured. Latest reports are of at least 73 killed and 100 injured with the truck driver having been shot dead.

UPDATE: Nice Matin reports weapons were found in the truck.

“Mayor of #Nice tweets “appears dozens may have been killed” after a truck drove into a crowd. @akhbar”

Bastille Day fireworks before the attack.

“#BREAKING First picture of the truck used for terrorist attack in Nice”


“Gunfire ongoing inside the Madeleine’s neighbourhood in #Nice according to witnesses.”

“The truck riddled with bullets #AttaquesNice”

“Picture from Nice, France, moments ago (a witness there sent me) – a truck driver appears to have run over people:”

“More witness pix from Nice, near Beach Hotel, where at least a dozen appear killed due to truck running over people:”

“Distressing video from the aftermath of #Nice attack – Iranian witness Maryam Violet sent to me:”

Photo shows aftermath of truck attack on crowd.

Witness: Truck zig-zagged with intention to kill.


“Eyewitness: Bodies everywhere after truck hits crowd in Nice.”

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